Matthew Lewis Moss
| || Date: 1 December 1863|
Place: Dunedin, New Zealand
Arrival in WA
|Arrived WA 1891|
|Son of Joseph, professor of music, and Esther Lewis |
Marriage and Family
|Married 18 December 1895, South Yarra, Melbourne, Victoria to Katherine Lyons Moss (born circa 1867–1870), daughter of Moss and Leah Lyons|
Children: two sons
|Date: 28 February 1946|
Place: Nursing home, London, United Kingdom
|Educated New Zealand, New Zealand Bar|
Articled to JB Lewis, Dunedin
1892–1914, practised law at Fremantle, later practised in Perth as Moss and Dwyer
After 1914 resided in England, practising as lawyer
1934 acting Agent General for WA
Local Government Service
|First Mayor of East Fremantle 1897–1900|
|22 May 1895|
|Search for speeches by Matthew Moss|
- MLA North Fremantle 22 May 1895 (by-election)–4 May 1897
- MLC West Province 22 May 1900–6 December 1901, 22 May 1902–21 May 1914
- Contested North Fremantle 15 June 1894, East Fremantle 5 May 1897, West Province 6 December 1901 (ministry by-election)
- Colonial Secretary 21 November–23 December 1901
- Minister without portfolio 13 August 1902–10 March 1904; 25 August 1905–7 May 1906
- Member Secession Delegation to Imperial Parliament 1934
|New Zealand Bar|
|Battye, JS. The Cyclopedia of Western Australia, vol 1, p. 331.|
Black, David and Geoffrey Bolton. Biographical register of members of the Parliament of Western Australia: volume one 1870-1930, p. 147.
Erickson, Rica. Dictionary of Western Australians 1829-1914, Vol 5, The Golden Years 1889-1914.
Twentieth century impressions of Western Australia, p. 26.
West Australian 14 May 1908, 5 March 1946.